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November 17, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Officers Arrest Silver Spring Man Linked to Suspected Domestic Violence

A Silver Spring man was arrested Thursday, Nov. 12 after fleeing the scene of a possible domestic violence incident. Montgomery County Police were called to the 800 block of Easley Street in Silver Spring after a witness told 911 responders that a woman was asking to use a phone. The witness, concerned for the victim, […]

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September 2, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPD Officer Sentenced to Probation for Kneeling on Silver Spring Man’s Head in 2019

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) Officer Kevin Moris was sentenced to two years supervised probation Monday after he kneed a handcuffed man in the head in 2019.  On July 3, 2019, Moris held handcuffed Arnaldo Pesoa, a Silver Spring man, on a sidewalk with his knee on his head outside a McDonald’s in Aspen Hill. […]

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March 30, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Germantown Man Arrested in Connection to Drug, Gang Activity

Montgomery County Police arrested a suspect in connection to drug-related activity on March 25, less than a month after an arrest in connection to gang-related activity. On Feb. 28, MCPD officers arrested 19-year-old Shamauri Scott on a warrant for charges related to participation in a criminal gang, according to a press release from MCPD.  During […]

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February 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Four Arrested for Meth Possession in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers arrested four people on drug offenses, including possession of crystal meth.  Anastasia M. Colucci, 28, of Gaithersburg, Kelyne Patrica Moore, 29, of North Bethesda, Carlos Manuel Manzano, 30, and Jose Luis Ruiz-Rubio, 40, both from Hyattsville, were arrested on Jan. 29. Around 11:15 p.m., officers were checking the Cameron […]

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October 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Oct. 26

Montgomery County residents can safely dispose of expired, unwanted or unused prescriptions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, a day set aside as the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Residents are encouraged to bring in medications containing controlled substances but will accept any medications brought for disposal. All sites will take pills […]

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October 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Oct. 28

Montgomery County residents can safely dispose of expired, unwanted or unused prescriptions on from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, a day set aside as the 14th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Residents are encouraged to bring in medications containing controlled substances but will accept any medications brought for disposal. All sites will […]

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May 23, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Rockville Police Crime Summary for Week Ending May 21

Arrests On May 14 at 12:13 a.m., a 23-year-old man was arrested for possession of CDS-amphetamines, after an incident that occurred in the unit block of Maryland Avenue. On May 21 at 10:54 p.m., a 56-year-old woman was arrested for first-, third- and fourth-degree burglary and second-degree assault after an incident that occurred in the […]

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May 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

State’s Attorney John McCarthy Headlines Community Forum About Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues

Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy is the featured speaker of a community forum titled, “Challenges and Solutions to Mental Health and Substance Abuse,” that is scheduled from 6 -8 p.m. tonight at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg. According to a news release, McCarthy will discuss the decriminalization of mental health and substance […]

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May 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Bullying and Depression Are Concerns Expressed by Students During Town Hall

“I would like her to be involved in what’s going on to get active with her peers and get involved in what’s going on around the County,” said parent Faith Gill. Like Gill’s daughter, dozens of students from across the county gathered at Veteran’s Plaza in Downtown Silver Spring Wednesday evening for a youth town […]

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October 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Heroin: “The Quiet Epidemic” in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

County Cable Montgomery has produced a 30-minute video report about the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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